New research finds physical activity in schools worth between £4.5bn and £9bn in wellbeing benefits.

Free to access school sport and physical activity is most valuable to those who are least likely to access it outside of the school environment, including children who are disabled or receiving free school meals.

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16 Nov 2023

Move and Groove wins prestigious international award

Research showed the project had a resoundingly positive effect on the subjective wellbeing of both the care home residents and school children who participated.

07 Nov 2023

Youth Sport Trust response to Sport England's Place Partnerships expansion.

Sport England has announced a major expansion of their investment into local communities across England.

30 Oct 2023

Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee's inquiry into Women’s Sport

Ali Oliver MBE, gave evidence to the House of Commons Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee

11 Oct 2023

The results from this year's Girls' Active survey of nearly 25,000 young people are in.

The Youth Sport Trust Girls Active survey has been running annually since 2016 and this year showed only 64% of girls enjoyed PE in comparison to 86% of boys.

02 Oct 2023

Over 120 people from 70 organisations attended the School Sport & Activity Sector partnership summit.

Delegates gathered to hear from government, industry leaders, young people and subject matter experts in the world of PE, physical activity and sport.

20 Sep 2023

The Youth Sport Trust believe it’s time to re-imagine why and how we teach PE.

We believe that PE and sport play a fundamental role in the education and development of every child, and we know from more than 25 years of working with schools they make a significant contribution to young people’s wellbeing, engagement and learning.

13 Sep 2023

Making the UK the most active nation in Europe.

UK lags behind European neighbours on activity as sector bodies unite in drive to make the UK the most active nation in Europe.

07 Sep 2023

Response to Game Changers Report from the Centre for Social Justice.

The Youth Sport Trust welcomes the recent ‘Game Changers’ report from the Centre for Social Justice that calls for students in secondary schools to do two hours of after-school sport a week.

01 Sep 2023

Detailed response to 'Get Active: a strategy for the future of sport and physical activity.'

We are pleased the Government’s new Sport Strategy makes it clear, 'increasing opportunities for young people to be physically active is a priority.' However, we know that in order for real change to take place, this Strategy must be supported by a comprehensive delivery plan.

30 Aug 2023

Youth Sport Trust responds to Government’s sports strategy as part of National Sector Partners Group.

The Government has today released its new Sports Strategy ‘Get Active: a strategy for the future of sport and physical activity,' which sets out the ambition to use being active and playing sport to change lives for the better.

21 Aug 2023

Fall in number of hours of PE delivered in schools poses threat to wellbeing.

The Youth Sport Trust believes cuts to the hours of Physical Education on the curriculum pose a further threat to the wellbeing of young people, and should be a matter of immediate national concern.

20 Aug 2023

Despite the heartache, the Lionesses continue to inspire a generation.

Huge congratulations from everyone at the Youth Sport Trust to the Lionesses for their incredible achievement in reaching the World Cup Final.